Game Designer

  • 14268 South Maple Lane Court, Caufield, Oregon City, Oregon, United States, 97045
  • Learning & Development
  • Full-Time

Game Designer
Location: Remote

Who You’ll Work For

REEF transforms urban spaces into community hubs that create jobs and bring new goods, services and experiences to the neighborhood. With an ecosystem of 5,000 locations and a team that’s over 18,000 strong, REEF is the largest operator of parking real estate and delivery restaurants in North America. By connecting the world to your block, we’re making the place you live, the place you love to be.

What You’ll Do

As the Game Designer for REEF University, you’re a consummate gamer who will turn our employee journey into an app-based storytelling, learning, and gamified journey. You will “own” the game design and features, from concept to implementation (end-to-end from the design side) for an innovative experience with an eye towards immersive and competitive (rewards-based) learning engagement. As a specialist in gaming, you’ll work with technical development and learning teams to implement a digital badging and points framework for this innovative learning experience.
You will join and contribute to the growth of our rapidly expanding team through the design and management of our mobile learning app. If you’re excited by the prospect of playing a significant role within an established but fast-growing start-up -- you should read on!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Driven game theory designer and storyteller who has high standards and has worked on (understands) digital and mobile-first “experiences.”
  • Passion for games and 2+ years of practical work experience in the field, including design of multiple successful mobile games or extensive live game experiences.
  • Study competitive products and understand what works and what doesn’t in their UI and UX implementations.
  • Represent REEF University as a specialist on gaming industry trends and technical aspects of game design.
  • Collaborate with learning, business, product, and engineering teams to translate business requirements into design and feature specifications.

What We Want From You:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Game Design or Theory, UX or UI Design, Storytelling, or another relevant discipline.
  • 2+ years of practical work experience in the field, including design of multiple successful mobile games or extensive live game experiences.
  • Experience in feature design and the ability to create fun gameplay that drives learning and social engagement.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet changing deadlines and priorities like a seasoned pro.
  • Creative person with a real passion for games, dedication to learning and developing your skills, and a willingness to adapt in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment.
  • A portfolio demonstrating your experience and skills.

What We’ll Provide

Medical
Dental
Vision

Life and Disability
401K
Paid Time Off (PTO)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently operate small office equipment such as a computer, tablet, and copier/printer, telephone.
  • Work is performed in a professional office environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is performed indoors for extended periods of time including up to the entire duration of shift.

REEF Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. REEF does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. REEF complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.